Russia decided to cut it radically military About the activity Kyiv and Chernihiv in Ukraine, one of his deputy defense Ministers said on Tuesday, after talks between Russian and Ukrainian negotiations teams in Istanbul.
“In order to increase mutual trust and create the necessary conditions for Further negotiation and achievement ultimate goal of Agree and sign an agreement, a decision I was made radically, by a large margin, reduce military Activity in The Kyiv Chernihiv directed, “Alexander Fomin, Russian deputy minister, told reporters.
The Russian General Staff will reveal more Details about decisions Which was transferred after the delegation returned to Moscow, Fomin said.
Ukrainian negotiators said they proposed in latest round of talks with Russia that Ukraine should adopt a neutral situation in exchange for Security guarantees, meaning Kyiv no join military Alliances or host military the rules.
Russia’s chief negotiator, Vladimir Medinsky, said Russia would consider the proposals and the report on Including President Vladimir Putin.
These proposals will be considered in near futureIt will be reported to the president, and our response will be provided,” Medinsky said.
Ukrainian negotiators said they had proposed a situation that their country would not maintain join Host alliances or bases of Foreign forces, but ensure their security in terms Similar to the collective “Article 5” defense item of NATO.
They stated that Israel and NATO members Canada, Poland and Turkey are countries maybe help provide such guarantees.
15- Proposals will includeyear Consultation period on the condition of Crimea, annexed by Russia, can enter force Just in The event of a complete Interrupted-fireUkrainian negotiators told reporters in Istanbul.
Talks were held in Istanbul on Tuesday was first face-to-face Between the two sides since March 10. Russia started invasion of Ukraine on February 24, and failed to capture None of the major Ukrainian cities after meeting fierce resistance.
Ukraine’s proposals were the most detailed and practical Kyiv It was broadcast publicly.
“If we can unify these key provisions, and for usThis is the most fundamental, then Ukraine will be in actually site fix it’s a current Status as a non-bloc and non-nuclear state in Sample of “Permanent neutrality,” said Ukrainian negotiator Oleksandr Chali.
We will not host foreigners military the rules on Our territory, as well as the spread military units on Our lands, and we will not enter them military- political alliances,” indicating that the military exercises will take place with approval of guarantor countries.
Ukrainian negotiators said there is enough material in Their proposals to justify a meeting between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin.